New York & Toronto: Random House, 1961. 8vo (9.1 in, 23.2 cm). [x], 458  pp. C. & p.
First edition: First printing stated. Jane Jacobs (1916-2006) was an American-born Canadian community activist noted for her incisive observations of urban planning and design. In her landmark book, Jacobs passionately criticizes the incoherence wrought by Modernist buildings upon city neighborhoods and their vitality.
Britannica com. Publisher's black cloth. Price intact on front flap. Dust jacket spine subtly sunned. Well-preserved, tight, and clean first edition. Fine / near fine. Item #1058